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Events and images from 1897

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Key Events from 1897

From the railway archiveThe construction of the new London Extension through the centre of England prompts the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway to change its name to the more appropriate, Great Central Railway.

There are 906 records from 1897

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L2820
Temporary bridge on the site of Victoria Station
Temporary bridge on the site of Victoria Station
L2821
Girder bridge at Crocus Street, Nottingham
Girder bridge at Crocus Street, Nottingham
L2822
Temporary bridge and contractor's railway at Newton
Temporary bridge and contractor's railway at Newton
L2823
Navvies at work north of Rugby
Navvies at work north of Rugby
L2824
Girder bridge construction
Girder bridge construction
L2825
Great Central stairway at Lutterworth Station
Great Central stairway at Lutterworth Station
L2826
Brick arch bridge near Caves Inn
Brick arch bridge near Caves Inn
L2827
Bridge construction near Shawell, Leicestershire
Bridge construction near Shawell, Leicestershire
L2828
Brick arch bridge near Shawell
Brick arch bridge near Shawell
L2829
Brick and girder bridge near Shawell
Brick and girder bridge near Shawell
L2830
Mr. Overman with his bicycle near Calvert
Mr. Overman with his bicycle near Calvert
L2831
Two children on a bench near Twyford
Two children on a bench near Twyford
L2832
Interior of a navvy hut at Calvert
Interior of a navvy hut at Calvert
L2833
Exterior of contractor's office, Calvert
Exterior of contractor's office, Calvert
L2834
Ladies on a bench at Middle Claydon
Ladies on a bench at Middle Claydon
L2835
Missionary and a family at Middle Claydon
Missionary and a family at Middle Claydon